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Address: Rocky Branch Road, Walland, TN
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A Must See!!

True local talent with Guru, and a host of others. Great family entertainment on Friday 7:00 until whenever they decide to quit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 8, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

True local talent with Guru, and a host of others. Great family entertainment on Friday 7:00 until whenever they decide to quit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This place has been on my bucket list for months. Finally made it out and had a wonderful evening. My husband and I enjoyed soup beans and cornbread for dinner. Then there was great music happening in several rooms of the old school house. One room was just for fiddlers....awesome musicians. Another room had old time gospel the kind of... More 

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Gainesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

Excellent free entertainment, genuine real talent, not performers trying to be real, beautiful people, set in an old school house, seven or eight different rooms with different music, food can be purchased, starts at 7:00 pm,

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Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

I had hoped there would be some real jamming but it was more like practice sessions. Still a good night with awesome people.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

We moved to East Tennessee 7 years ago and started going out to Rocky Branch several years ago. It truly is sacred in that, no frills, no fluff, just pure, raw mountain bluegrass from the area residents. Not only are they talented, but it is obvious they love and desire to pass on the rich heritage of this beautiful place.... More 

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Maryville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Rocky Branch is just off hwy 321, headed toward Townsend!! Homegrown musicians find their way there every Friday night for some downhome "pickin and grinning"!! The atmosphere is tremendous!! It offers some very talented homegrown musicians!! Folks move from room to room or might just stay in one. There is some "sing along" from time to time!! Thankfully it is... More 

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Rocky Branch is a converted elementary school which is supported by donations and folks who love the music of this part of our country. Musicians from all over East Tennessee descend on Walland and Rocky Branch every Friday night. Seven or eight old classrooms have been converted into small entertainment rooms that will accommodate around 50 people each. The audience... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2011

This is an authentic rural community center where people hang out to enjoy music and socailize. The music is great and so are the people. The desserts are tasty too. There is no set admission fee, but they have a donation jar.

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Maryville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2010

It's been awhile since I've been there, but I LOVED stopping in and listening to the music, ALL the music! I'm glad it's still going on - I will start making plans to be there again! BTW, I've brought out-of-towners there, (just the special ones) and they were just blown away! Be very respectful, though - part of the alure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2010

On Friday evenings, the residents in the Walland/Townsend area get together at the Rocky Branch Community Center for an evening of home-grown music. Groups of musicians and singers gather in the various rooms for impromptu jam sessions. Visitors move from room to room to sample the different sounds. You will be amazed at the quality of the music. There must... More 

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